Credit Suisse Administrative Assistant, Private Fund Group - San Francisco # 110788 in San Francisco, California

Our Private Fund Group is the world's leading placement agent in raising private investment capital. The PFG raises capital for domestic and international direct investment firms (or general partners). Our clients include leveraged buyout, energy, real estate, distressed securities, mezzanine, credit, secondary, infrastructure and emerging markets funds. PFG raises capital from investors (or limited partners) worldwide, including public and private pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments, foundations, financial institutions, insurance companies, family offices and high net worth individuals. We have professionals located in New York, London, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Melbourne.

The Private Fund Group is part of Credit Suisse’s Asset Management (AM) division, which offers products across a broad spectrum of investment classes, including equities, fixed income, and alternative investments. Credit Suisse’s AM business handles over $425 billion of assets, including over $95 billion in Alternative Investments, for government, institutional, corporate and private clients.

We Offer:

  • Provide daily support to two distribution professionals.

  • Phone coverage and extensive diary management consisting of coordinating email and calendar as directed; Handling conference/meeting/event coordination; etc. Liaising with group heads and other high-profile individuals in helping to handle schedules.

  • Extensive preparation and recording of all expense reports and reimbursements; understand and align with all policies, guidelines, and procedures for expense processing; complete monthly reconciliations of principal’s Amex statements.

  • Confirming meetings to internal and external parties.

  • Arranging conference calls/video conference bookings.

  • Domestic and international travel planning/car booking/preparation of itineraries/Visa and passport applications as well as lead with roadshow coordinators in NY and London in accordance with IWM policy, expense guidelines.

  • Event planning: group dinners, golf outings, holiday receptions, etc.

  • Preparing hard copy presentation materials and supporting documents for internal/external meetings.

  • Help with database entry, management and tracking of client target lists from beginning through end of fundraisings.

  • Word processing and document/presentation creation – Be comfortable with word processing, presentation, and IWM-specific customizations in MS Office (i.e., PitchSuite) to compose and edit documents, enter data, and build correspondence.

  • Work with internal/external banking tools & research.

  • Extensive client interaction.

Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.

  • Display professional demeanor at all times.

  • The ability to speak clearly and in a professional manner as this role requires speaking with both colleagues and clients in person, electronically, and over the phone.

  • Strong administration, analytical skills, and attention to detail (low error rates e.g. spelling, etc.).

  • Always go the extra step to deliver a consistently high level of work, no matter how big or small a task.

  • Self-starter, self-motivated, and adapt to learning processes.

  • True standout colleague that demonstrates a sound ability to work and communicate with associates and clients at all levels of seniority.

  • Anticipate requirements and act on this accordingly.

  • Display strong written and verbal analytical skills – you will be communicating directly with our key clients via email and telephone. Proofreading and spell checking are a requirement.

  • Demonstrate good and thorough knowledge of Microsoft outlook/office.

  • Experience in a related environment is strongly preferred.

  • Prior experience working with/for senior-level officers is helpful.

Title: Administrative Assistant, Private Fund Group - San Francisco # 110788

Location: CA-San Francisco

Requisition ID: 110788